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Title: Heterogeneity in Word-Formation Patterns
Subtitle: A corpus-based analysis of suffixation with -ee and its productivity in English
Written By: Susanne Mühleisen
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=SLCS%20118
Series Title: Studies in Language Companion Series 118
Description:

Postulated word-formation rules often exclude formations that can
nevertheless be found in actual usage. This book presents an in-depth
investigation of a highly heterogeneous word-formation pattern in English:
the formation of nouns by suffixation with -ee. Rather than relying
on a single semantic or syntactic framework for analysis, the study
combines diachronic, cognitive and language-contact perspectives in order
to explain the diversity in the formation and establishment of -ee
words. It also seeks to challenge previous measurements of productivity and
proposes a new way to investigate the relationship between actual and
possible words. By making use of the largest and most up-to-date electronic
corpus – the World Wide Web – as a data source, this research adds
substantially to the number of attested -ee words. It furthermore
analyses this word-formation pattern in different varieties of English
(British vs. American English; Australian English). Due to the multiplicity
of approaches and analyses it offers, the study is suitable for courses in
English word-formation, lexicology, corpus linguistics and historical
linguistics.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Lexicography
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027288387
Prices: Europe EURO 95.00
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027205858
Prices: U.S. $ 143.00